BEHAVIORAL SLEEP MEDICINE
Behavioral sleep medicine (BSM) is a growing discipline of sleep medicine that focuses on the assessment and treatment of the cognitive (thoughts) and behavioral (actions) aspects of sleep disorders.
Encompasses a variety of treatments to address the factors that interfere with sleep quality, quantity and daytime function
Provides methods of treating sleep problems without using medication, or as an adjunct to using medication
Involves identifying and modifying specific cognitive and behavioral factors that trigger, perpetuate, or reinforce unhealthy sleep habits
Relies on scientific evidence to support its use
Many medical providers and people don’t know that these very effective treatments are available. That’s where we can make a difference. Our goals are to:
Educate your clientele about the importance of sleep health
Raise awareness about the deleterious effects on untreated sleep disorders and adverse consequences sleep deprivation
Identify available options for specific sleep problems and disorders
Direct your clientele toward cutting edge treatments
Provide knowledge and the first line of defense against sleep problems
We aim to tailor our knowledge expertise and approaches to you and your group’s particular needs.